The After…

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– and then run Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load Or does it explode? Langston Hughes – Harlem […]

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The Before…

…There have been times that I thought I couldn’t last for long But now I think I’m able to carry on It’s been a long, a long time coming But I know a change is gonna come, Oh yes it will Sam Cooke – A Change is Gonna Come

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RESPIN: Instant Project – Cheap Hotel Room: Occupied

“…And I was thinking to myself, “This could be Heaven or this could be Hell” Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way There were voices down the corridor, I thought I heard them say… Welcome to the Hotel California…” The Eagles 

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The People in the Neighborhood

Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day… Well, they’re the people that you meet When you’re walking down the street They’re the people that you meet each day Sesame Street, People In Your […]

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At the Edge of Darkness

“When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on – or you will be taught how to fly.” Patrick Overton

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Boston’s Back Bay & Beyond

Beautiful night! Sombre mother of Day!Scarcely less resplendent and delightful,And even more mysteriously lovely!Spectacle of wondrous magnificence!Darkly as thy mantle wraps the fair earth,Thou displayest, rather than concealest,The incomparable wisdom of God! … Night by C.B. Langstonhttp://www.blackcatpoems.com

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